Professor of Creative Industries & Digital Media

Ningbo - China
¥745,451 to ¥948,422
£92,212.29 to £117,319.80 converted salary* per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
Expiry Date:
Sunday, 18 September 2022

A pioneer in Sino-foreign tertiary education, UNNC is rapidly expandingas part of the University of Nottinghams Global University. The institution seeks ambitious, talented academics with a flair for research and a passion for teaching to join its team of experts, offering unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy.

The School of International Communications is the largest school in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and is affiliated to the Department of Culture, Media and Visual Studies at the Nottingham UK campus. Our BA (Hons) in International Communications is a provincial level accredited degree which includes a dedicated programme of study for a European or East Asian language. Its sister programme, BA (Hons) in International Communications with Chinese, has proved successful in attracting high quality international students to the school. We currently run an MA programme in International Communications and also have one of the most successful PhD programmes in the university.

The post-holder will be expected to teach across the full range of our programmes, undertake supervision of BA and MA dissertation students and PGR students, and conduct research and external engagement in the schools main research areas. More details of the school and its teaching and research activities can be found here:

Candidates must have a PhD degreesupported by extensive and high level research and teaching experience in communications studies that connects to the Creative Industries and Digital Media, which could include:

Media technologiesFilm studiesDigital heritageDigital HumanitiesMedia convergenceNews media and journalism studiesCultural studiesGames studiesCelebrity StudiesCandidates will need to have in depth knowledge of creative and cultural industries to enable the development of new knowledge, innovation and understanding in the relevant field. In addition, candidates will be required to have extensive experience in leading the design of research techniques and methods and capability to act as a role model in the areas of research and teaching.

Minimum salary will be RMB745,451 per annum and negotiable based on background and experience.In addition, an attractive package including employment support allowance, international private medical insurance, and schooling support will be provided for international appointments.

The post will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China for a period of 5 years starting Spring 2023/as soon as possible. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

All applicants are required to formally apply online via the apply button. 

Informal enquires may be addressed to Dr Filippo Gilardi, Head of School of International Communications, note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted.

Interview will be arranged in Ningbo or on Teams for oversea candidates.

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact Recruitment Team, Email:

Please quoteref.182603 Closing date: 18 September 2022

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University of Nottingham Ningbo China

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Ningbo, 315100,China

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